Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

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Bad Times at the El Royale surrounds a group of strangers who check into a motel that Nevada and California state line runs through. Turns out each stranger have their secrets and must do what they can to survive.

I enjoyed this film more than I thought I would. Finding out the mystery of the hotel and each of the persons inside of it. This film has a star studded cast including Jon Hamm, Jeff Bridges, Dakota Johnson, and Chris Hemsworth. All the performances were solid, though Cynthia Ervio was a highlight and I enjoyed Chris Hemsworth’s performance in his small role.

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Tag (2018)

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Tag surrounds a group of guys played by Ed Helms, Jon Hamm, Jake Johnson, Hannibal Buress, and Jeremy Renner who have played the same game of tag for 30 years. Jeremy Renner’s character is the one person who has never been tagged and wants to retire because he’s getting married, so it is up to the rest of the guys to finally tag Jeremy Renner.

The cast here is pretty great and they work very well together. I thought it was really cool how far the guys are willing to go to tag Jeremy Renner and how he always out-ninjas them. However, I thought the film started out weak and it took about 20 minutes or so for the film to suck me into the story.

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